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If more certified diabetes educators (CDEs) and diabetic counselors made telephonic coaching available, would you be interested in working with one?
Yes. I have wanted to work with one, but my schedule is too hectic to meet with someone in person.
 
Yes. I would be more comfortable speaking about my diabetes on the telephone
 
I already work with someone face-to-face, but it would be nice if he/she had the telephone option too.
 
My current CDE/coach/counselor already offers telephone consultations.
 
No. I prefer face-to-face meetings.
 
No. I don't feel that I need to work with a CDE either way.
 

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by Nicole Purcell
Recently, over at Dear Abby, the following letter and response were printed: Dear Abby: I like my job a lot, but I have recently been assigned a different desk. I now sit next to someone who regularly draws his blood with a lancet and gives himself a shot for his diabetes just a foot away from me. I am extremely uncomfortable around blood and needles. I don’t want to make waves because this person has been here a lot longer than I have, and apparently,...